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Philosophy Clear Days Ahead Oil-Free Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment %26 Moisturizer

Philosophy

Clear Days Ahead Oil-Free Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment & Moisturizer

Item #: 2246262 Size: 2.0 oz

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End the acne cycle. Clear Days Ahead Oil-Free Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment & Moisturizer helps clear skin, while delivering breathable, oil-free hydration for completely clear, perfectly balanced skin. The antimicrobial formula immediately begins to eliminate acne-causing bacteria, while salicylic acid and oligopeptide-10 help keep skin clear of new acne blemishes with less potential for irritation. It delivers breathable, oil-free hydration without clogging pores, helps improve skin tone and texture, and provides oil control for a beautiful matte finish.

Key Features:
  • Antimicrobial formula immediately begins to eliminate acne-causing bacteria
  • Salicylic acid and Oligopeptide-10 help keep skin clear
  • Provides oil control for a beautiful matte finish
Cleanse the skin thoroughly before applying medication. Cover the entire affected area with a thin layer 1-3 times daily. Because excessive drying of the skin may occur, start with 1 application daily, then gradually increase to 2-3 times daily if needed or as directed by a doctor. If bothersome dryness or peeling occurs, reduce application to once a day or every other day.

Precautions: For external use only. Ask a doctor or pharmacist before using if you are using other topical acne medications at the same time or immediately following use of this product. This may increase dryness or irritation of the skin. If this occurs, only one medication should be used unless directed by a doctor. When using this product avoid contact with eyes. If contact occurs, flush thoroughly with water. Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.
Active: Salicylic Acid (1.0%). Inactive: Water, Dimethicone, Polysilicone-11, Butylene Glycol, Acacia Decurrens/Jojoba/Sunflower Seed Wax/Polyglyceryl-3 Esters, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Sodium Acrylates Copolymer, Squalane, Lecithin, Oligopeptide-10, Tocopheryl Acetate, Trimethylpentanediol/Adipic Acid Copolymer, Octyldodecyl Neopentanoate, Ceteareth-20, Cetearyl Alcohol, Polysorbate 60, PPG-12/Smdi Copolymer, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Ethoxydiglycol, Sodium Hydroxide, Disodium Edta, O-Cymen-5-Ol.

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PhilosophyClear Days Ahead Acne Treatment & Moisturizer
 
4.3

(based on 52 reviews)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Effective (41)
  • Easy to use (40)
  • Hydrates skin (30)
  • Minimizes pores (21)
  • Soothing (21)

Cons

  • Dries out skin (7)
  • Doesn't work (3)
  • Irritates skin (3)

Best Uses

  • Moderate acne (34)
  • Adult acne (31)
  • Blackheads & whiteheads (20)
  • Teen acne (14)
  • Inflammatory acne (12)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (26), Budget shopper (18)

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Clear Days Ahead

By Jenna

from Santee

Verified Buyer

Comments about Philosophy Clear Days Ahead Acne Treatment & Moisturizer:

I use this everyday after I use the Philosophy Purity. It keeps my face moisturized, pimple free, and smooth.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great for even sensitive, rosacea skin!

By Vic

from Queen Creek, AZ

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Hydrates Skin
  • Soothing
  • Works Effectively

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Adult Acne
    • Blackheads & Whiteheads
    • Inflammatory Acne

    Comments about Philosophy Clear Days Ahead Acne Treatment & Moisturizer:

    I have moderate to severe rosacea with acne like bumps and oily skin that can get extremely dry too. This moisturizer goes on easily, absorbs quickly and has never irritated my skin no matter how bad it is. The pH is correct for exfoliating too! Highly recommend for sensitive skin looking for an effective BHA product.

     
    4.0

    Decent product

    By Cherie

    from Buffalo, NY

    Comments about Philosophy Clear Days Ahead Acne Treatment & Moisturizer:

    I docked a star because of the terrible smell of this product. It doesn't have any artificial fragrance, just a burnt chemical smell. Normally stuff like that doesn't bother me, and I can even tolerate the sulfur smell in many Mario Badescu products, but this stuff seriously smells awful. It contains salicylic acid, which I like, and it does an okay job of stopping breakouts. I still get some flare ups, but they're not as bad as they were. If you're sensitive to strong smells, do NOT buy this.

     
    5.0

    Great for oily skin

    By Di

    from Washington DC

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Hydrates Skin
    • Minimizes Pores
    • Smells Great
    • Soothing
    • Works Effectively

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Adult Acne
      • Blackheads & Whiteheads

      Comments about Philosophy Clear Days Ahead Acne Treatment & Moisturizer:

      This is great for oily skin. Help to clear up acne and clear out pores.

       
      5.0

      Im in love!!!

      By Sarah smooth face

      from Mississippi

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Hydrates Skin
      • Minimizes Pores
      • Non greasy
      • Smells Great
      • Soothing
      • Works Effectively

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Adult Acne
        • Moderate Acne
        • Teen Acne

        Comments about Philosophy Clear Days Ahead Acne Treatment & Moisturizer:

        So I had to look for a new product regarding washes for acne due to insurance. I came across this acne wash (and the acne moisturizer), and was very skeptical to buy it because of the pricing together. Oh my goodness!! I have had acne since 5th grade, and now being a sophomore in college my skin had never looked this clear!! I have oily/combination skin, and this clears that up! I also have very large pores, and I have noticed that they have shrunk tremendously since I've began using it. My face is just ao soft and smooth. It says it's an "orange scent" but I smell lemongrass, which is fine with me, I love that smell too. Great product, worth the price!!!

         
        5.0

        love it

        By Jayme

        from Bremerton, wa

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Hydrates Skin
        • Soothing
        • Works Effectively

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Adult Acne

          Comments about Philosophy Clear Days Ahead Acne Treatment & Moisturizer:

          I can use this moisturizer every day, more than once if i choose to do so and it keeps my skin looking fresh, moisturizer and doesn't make it look over done and oily. I think it has helped with my adult acne, especially with the face wash and skin pads too.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Works well but the top is too big

          By Beth

          from Florida

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Hydrates Skin
          • Works Effectively

          Cons

          • Bad top

          Best Uses

          • Oily skin

          Comments about Philosophy Clear Days Ahead Acne Treatment & Moisturizer:

          The first time I used this, I used WAY too much as the dispenser top is over sized so too much lotion is distributed really easily. I now use is upside down and squeeze gently which gives me a controllable amount.
          There is no artificial scent so it smells a little chemically but I have a super sensitive nose and I would rather not have a bunch of perfume trying to cover up the scent.

           
          5.0

          Very pleased

          By CParks

          from Huntsville,AL

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Hydrates Skin
          • Works Effectively

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Adult Acne
            • Blackheads & Whiteheads
            • Inflammatory Acne
            • Moderate Acne
            • Teen Acne

            Comments about Philosophy Clear Days Ahead Acne Treatment & Moisturizer:

            This helped get rid of my moderate acne. It dried up my acne without over drying my face.

             
            5.0

            I love the way it makes my skin feels

            By Sue

            from Eugene, or

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Hydrates Skin
            • Minimizes Pores
            • Smells Great
            • Soothing
            • Works Effectively

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Adult Acne

              Comments about Philosophy Clear Days Ahead Acne Treatment & Moisturizer:

              Use it daily

              (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              LOVE IT!

              By Beginner at Life

              from Greenville, SC

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Works Effectively

              Cons

              • Dries Out Skin

              Best Uses

              • Adult Acne
              • Moderate Acne
              • Teen Acne

              Comments about Philosophy Clear Days Ahead Acne Treatment & Moisturizer:

              I have been using ProActiv forever, but now I am 23 and still battling acne daily. I didn't feel like it was fully effective for me anymore so I have been trying to find a new product. The Clear Days Ahead products were recommended to me because I have acne prone AND oily skin. It took some time and experimenting with the best combination of the products for me, but my face has finally cleared up for the first time in years! I use the Clear Days Ahead cleanser and this Clear Days Ahead moisturizer in the morning, and then Philosophy's Purity cleanser with this moisturizer at night to give my skin a break from all the acne medicine. I have to use a moisturizing toner because this product does not moisturize enough for my oily skin, but the combination with the toner is perfect! My skin is less oily and my face is clear! Definitely would recommend this product to others who struggle with acne!

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              • Q:

                Can this product as well as the clear days ahead cleanser be used on deep skin tones?
                Asked on 5/11/2017 by Beauty guru from undisclosed

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                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Yes, the Clear Days Ahead Acne Treatment line is made to be used on all skin tones.

                  Answered on 5/12/2017 by Brand Expert from Philosophy
              • Q:

                I have the clear days ahead cleanser, is this product okay to use once I've washed my face with that?
                Asked on 9/24/2015 by Taymo from Tennessee

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  yes, you can use this product after using the clear days ahead cleanser.

                  Answered on 9/29/2015 by brand expert from philosophy
              • Q:

                Do you apply this before or after a serum (ex: Vitamin C)? Or not use serum at all while using this?
                Asked on 9/23/2015 by kidkat

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  you would apply this after the serum

                  Answered on 9/29/2015 by brand expert from philosophy
              • Q:

                Do I use additional moisturizer after using this? Or do I just wash my face apply this on and that it.
                Asked on 3/24/2015 by Kat from Park city , utah

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  clear days ahead acne treatment and moisturizer will be your final step each morning and evening. you should not need an additional moisturizer on top of this product.

                  Answered on 3/27/2015 by brand expert from philosophy
              • Q:

                Can I use this with clearsonic Mia 2 ?
                Asked on 2/14/2015 by Dee from Chicago

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  we do not recommend using the clear days ahead acne treatment & moisturizer with the clarisonic mia 2. this product is a moisturizer and is meant to be left on the skin, and not rinsed off when you are cleansing. additionally, if you are experiencing active breakouts we do not recommend exfoliation.

                  Answered on 2/17/2015 by brand expert from philosophy
              • Q:

                Can we put this on as a before-makeup moisturizer?
                Asked on 12/28/2014 by I from ar

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  yes, clear days ahead treatment & moisturizer feels lightweight and provides breathable hydration, while keeping the skin matte and shine-free.

                  Answered on 12/30/2014 by brand expert from philosophy
              • Q:

                Do I put this on before my sunscreen in the morning or after?
                Asked on 6/19/2014 by Addicted to Ulta! from Elk River, MN

                1 answer

                • Staff Expert

                  A:

                  This product should be applied to clean skin prior to applying your sunscreen.

                  Answered on 6/23/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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